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« Reply #15 on: January 24, 2013, 01:28:39 PM »

William,

My understanding is that any '69 Camaros ordered with the 4-wheel disk brakes also included the 15" rallye wheel (or it was a mandatory associated option?)  I assume this would even be true with the one 6-cyl Camaro that was supposedly ordered with the 4-wh disks?

E70 x 14 tires were never available as original equipment on a 1969 Camaro.

The standard size [non-SS or Z/28] was E78 x 14; F70 x 14 optional.

SS cars had F70 x 14 as the standard size; several varieties were optional.

Z/28s and COPOs also equipped with 9737 used E70 x 15. There were no 15" tire options.

JL8 included 15" wheels when not ordered with Z/28. Only one such car is known to exist.
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« Reply #16 on: January 24, 2013, 06:21:18 PM »

Don't forget the other option - SS five spoke wheels, 14 X 7 AO code K-H's, available up until late '68 if I remember correctly, I've always called them SS-1's. Some people like 'em, some don't, but I'm happy to have all 5 of mine on the L78 X66 12A barn car.

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« Reply #17 on: January 24, 2013, 11:27:07 PM »

William,

My understanding is that any '69 Camaros ordered with the 4-wheel disk brakes also included the 15" rallye wheel (or it was a mandatory associated option?)  I assume this would even be true with the one 6-cyl Camaro that was supposedly ordered with the 4-wh disks?

E70 x 14 tires were never available as original equipment on a 1969 Camaro.

The standard size [non-SS or Z/28] was E78 x 14; F70 x 14 optional.

SS cars had F70 x 14 as the standard size; several varieties were optional.

Z/28s and COPOs also equipped with 9737 used E70 x 15. There were no 15" tire options.

JL8 included 15" wheels when not ordered with Z/28. Only one such car is known to exist.
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William,  I'm not sure what you mean here...   only one 'non-Z28'?  or only one 6 cyl car?   
I've heard about the 6 cyl car either here or TC, and I have a friend with a '69 SS396 HT with factory JL8.
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« Reply #18 on: January 26, 2013, 01:32:22 PM »

Steve what are the dates or date on your wheels... ED take NOTE!!!
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« Reply #19 on: January 26, 2013, 02:10:09 PM »

William,

My understanding is that any '69 Camaros ordered with the 4-wheel disk brakes also included the 15" rallye wheel (or it was a mandatory associated option?)  I assume this would even be true with the one 6-cyl Camaro that was supposedly ordered with the 4-wh disks?

E70 x 14 tires were never available as original equipment on a 1969 Camaro.

The standard size [non-SS or Z/28] was E78 x 14; F70 x 14 optional.

SS cars had F70 x 14 as the standard size; several varieties were optional.

Z/28s and COPOs also equipped with 9737 used E70 x 15. There were no 15" tire options.

JL8 included 15" wheels when not ordered with Z/28. Only one such car is known to exist.

There was a 15" tire option in 68 and 1 documented 1968 SS was discovered in 2011 with the option, may be 69's out there too. My friend has the MacNeish certified 307ci, 4 speed, JL8 car found in a Southern California field> currently under restoration.
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« Reply #20 on: January 26, 2013, 08:29:18 PM »

Don't forget the other option - SS five spoke wheels, 14 X 7 AO code K-H's, available up until late '68 if I remember correctly, I've always called them SS-1's. Some people like 'em, some don't, but I'm happy to have all 5 of mine on the L78 X66 12A barn car.

Another senior moment - I scrambled over the pile in the garage looking for date codes on my N66 SS rally wheels, only to discover that they are not AO code '70 Chevelle wheels (I was apparently remembering the '70 LS5 I sold last year), but are YA code Camaro wheels like they are supposed to be. That's what I get for owning a Chevelle ( at least I sold it to afford my '68 Z). I have to assume they are not Kelseys ? No "K" code, all are marked M19, dates range from 4/23 - 5/28. Car is a 12A '68 X66. My bad - leaped before I looked.

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« Reply #21 on: January 27, 2013, 11:29:13 AM »

.. but are YA code Camaro wheels like they are supposed to be. I have to assume they are not Kelseys ? No "K" code, all are marked M19, dates range from 4/23 - 5/28. Car is a 12A '68 X66. My bad - leaped before I looked.

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As I recall, those wheels were made by Motor Wheel Corporation in Lansing, Michigan (another major GM wheel supplier).
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« Reply #22 on: January 28, 2013, 02:01:20 PM »

Don't forget the other option - SS five spoke wheels, 14 X 7 AO code K-H's, available up until late '68 if I remember correctly, I've always called them SS-1's. Some people like 'em, some don't, but I'm happy to have all 5 of mine on the L78 X66 12A barn car.

Just an FYI, but YA coded wheels were not exclusive to the camaro. They were used in 1969 on both the camaro and chevelle. AO coded wheels were used on 1970 chevelle. 

Another senior moment - I scrambled over the pile in the garage looking for date codes on my N66 SS rally wheels, only to discover that they are not AO code '70 Chevelle wheels (I was apparently remembering the '70 LS5 I sold last year), but are YA code Camaro wheels like they are supposed to be. That's what I get for owning a Chevelle ( at least I sold it to afford my '68 Z). I have to assume they are not Kelseys ? No "K" code, all are marked M19, dates range from 4/23 - 5/28. Car is a 12A '68 X66. My bad - leaped before I looked.

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« Reply #23 on: July 31, 2013, 11:01:01 AM »

Some people like 'em, some don't, but I'm happy to have all 5 of mine on the L78 X66 12A barn car.

Hope your using the X66 term to describe your car, and not saying its on your Dec 68 12A cowl tag. Shocked
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« Reply #24 on: July 31, 2013, 05:15:45 PM »

Mark,
Some people like 'em, some don't, but I'm happy to have all 5 of mine on the L78 X66 12A barn car.

Hope your using the X66 term to describe your car, and not saying its on your Dec 68 12A cowl tag. Shocked


Mark,
That's exactly what he is doing..  Sometimes it's just easier to call it that when describing..
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« Reply #25 on: July 31, 2013, 07:47:11 PM »

Precisely - thanks, DW -

If the creeping thing was a 12B or C, I wouldn't have to go through the guesswork of whether it's an X66 or an X22. Gotta be one or the other, but with no original paperwork, how can I tell ?

I don't think it is a Style Trim car (not an RS, anyway due to the rear valance), standard interior, no console, and the quarters are not drilled for gills. My guess is that it's an X66 -

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« Reply #26 on: August 02, 2013, 01:26:56 PM »

I am only familiar with the X33 and X77 models (Z/28). I am learning more about the others, so my question is your guessing your car is a X66 because of no style trim. There was a 69 SS 396 car on ebay with a report by Jerry, it is a X66 car with style trim ebay completed auction 261256670270. A nice original car 1 repaint, but it is not mentioned in the report of having the wrong trim on it. I am unsure what constitutes a X22 car.
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« Reply #27 on: August 02, 2013, 10:16:15 PM »

The X66 is the same trim as the X77 except all SS cars had the shark gills in the quarters....Joe
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« Reply #28 on: August 03, 2013, 12:45:09 AM »

So on the car that Jerry inspected they added the headlight trim, tail light trim and wheel well moulding, and then Jerry didn't call any of that out?
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« Reply #29 on: August 03, 2013, 07:05:47 AM »

I take back what I said. It's not the same as the X77 but it is the same as X55. I guess SS cars had the bright work except the wheel well & rain gutter on X66. I should know that...I own one...Joe
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